The Heart of NYC
Stories of love, generosity, and hope from the city where StoryCorps was born.
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Sanitation workers Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves worked together for nearly ten years on the same garbage route in Manhattan's West Village and became fixtures in the community.
"Why are you asking these questions?"
Isaiah Fredericks, age 9, and his younger brother, Josiah, used their StoryCorps interview to ask their dad, Kevin, some hard-hitting questions.
"By the time I was in the second grade, everyone was calling me Raymond."
Ramón ”Chunky” Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s—and how one student’s name stumped them.